New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 22, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 22, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 22, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas The journalists were killed near the border with Nicaragua t Kit on journalists killed in Honduras Honduras AP two American journalists were killed by ar tillery fire while driving on an isolated road along the HondurasNicaragua the State Department said Honduras blamed Nicaraguan soldiers for the Honduran Foreign Minister Edgardo Paz Barnica said the bodies of Dial Los Angeles Times bureau chief for Mexico and Central and freelance photographer Richard on assignment for News 4 World were being brought by car to the capitaland would arrive today after an eighthour Anita a State Department spokeswoman in confirmed today that Torgerson and Cross were killed Tuesday Heavy rifle fire along the the Nicaraguan border prevented Honduran troops from recovering the bodies but they did so after Paz Barnica He said the information from the border 75 miles south of came from a definitive report from military in Paz Barnica said Cross and their Honduran who he identified as 27yearold Jose were around 5 EDT Tuesday by gunfire from Nicaraguan troops across the The Los Angeles Times said it had been told by Honduran officials that the driver may have The Honduran government sent an im mediate protest note to Paz lea said in a telephone interview with liated an antitank shell shattered the 4 rented automobile Cross and Torgerson were riding in on a stretch of dirt road a few yards from the Nicaraguan road is between the of Clfuentes and Las which are about 75 miles east of Tegucigalpa but 218 miles by car because of the winding mountainous road to the isolated New Braunfels Herald Mew Texas 123 WEDNESDAY June 25 cents 34 Sections USPS 377880 CISD By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Despite accusations of teaching the Comal Independent School District trustees and patrons were treated to a transparency show Tuesday night on CISD students fared in recent Texas Assessment of Basic Skills TABS Gay CISDs new assistant and her transparencies had to wait until after some members of the audience had their About 175 people listened as James a local Certified Public told the board his idea of a business formula for A successful business starts out with qualified It has a clear and applies There is and confidence among its Mangum and it has effective leaders who can motivate I congratulate you on the TABS test You have succeeded in spite of Mangumsaid the easy way out of all this con troversy is to point to He has to sell your and to do he has to communicate that policy up and down and believe in We have Some point to trie dissident groups as the cause of all he Thats Either the policy hasnt been made clear or hasnt been con or there was too much board or there was a failure at the superindentents But this board gave Willhelm their support at the last so its on your shoulders Carter a spokesperson for the Concerned Taxpayers thanked the board for the 11 member advisory She thanked trustee Karen Rust for her apology for a May 27 incident involving a Canyon High School final and acknowledged trustee Carey McWilliams published statement of I agree with that 100 Then she asked if board knew about the in terruption of the final prior to its If will this board permit it to happen or will a policy be developed so she then asked for the board members to respond on their feelings about the Robert Van chairman of the 11member advisory then introduced Kay Walling as the committees I ask you to prove your interest in the district by giving us and trusting in the belief that this committee can come up with workable solutions to some of the Walling This willnot be a witch a This committee wont hesitate to point out wrongdoing if we find Walling But we are asking for your your and your con Call Weve a an instrument Lets not blow Committee members and phone Dennie 4387555 Ron 4387104 Paul 6256698 Don 6251146 Philip 6296442 Lucie Dowe 4382926 Jane 6254648 and Dwain In a roundabout Casteel got the individual response she wanted from one board member during Watsons Carey McWilliams had Light in the staff photo ty oyanno Fry See Page 12A Joe Hartigan made points about drainage Planners end work on subdivsion rules ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer It took six workshops and three but the Planning and Zoning Commission finally did Tuesday worked their way through page 108 of an updated subdivision 1 In the they tackled the sticky subject of which have been a point of controversy since the revision process started almost a year The consulting firm of Freese Nichols will now update the latest version of the incorporating all the changes recommended by board consensus in past The commission will review that draft a and hopefully before presenting it to City that if the commission hasnt lost Alan the latest representative of Freese came in for the last two Planning Director Dqbra was quite pleased with Unlike hisHwo answers to commission amUopal who were invited to all the A handful of surveyors and including the alwaysoutspoken Bill showed up Kolodzie and City Engineer Tex Yeary led some lively discussion on street rightof See Page 12A State parent company of merger By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Mercantile Texas Corporation of Dallas the parent company of Guaranty State Bank of New Braunfels and Southwest Bane shares of Houston have agreed to a merger This will result in a new banking and financial services organization Mercantile Southwest which at the end of 1982 would have ranked as the 20th largest banking organization in the nation and third largest in The which includes 68 banks and pending has total assets of The merger announced Tuesday by Gene chairman and chief executive officer of Mercantile Bank and John chairman and chief executive officer of Southwest Bancshares will not have any significant effect on the local said Donnie president of Guaranty State There wont be any change in the local he Guaranty State be part of a larger holding the full Posse still undaunted despite PEC setback By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer If 80 more Pedernales Posse supporters had shown up at the an nual general membership meeting of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative the vote could have gone the other Thats the word from Posse spokesman Bill Collier of Marble who said Posse supporters took home 300500 signed proxy cards that were not able to be voted Two PKC incumbent directors were rejected for terms on the both by relatively sum Harmon of Dripping Swings retained his seat in District 4 vote of to for Gene Vinyird of incumbent Winters of Johnson City beat challenger George Wentsch of Blue Estates by a vote of to A total of votes were cast in the bull only W members were act Wily present at the Mtmbtrs voting by nwm btrtd Each member in tengthce la permitted to cast three proxy votes according to PEC by and supporters of incumbents as well as Posse candidates were standing near registration lines Monday handing out signed proxy cards to each voter who The Posse is a group organized to fight for control of the PEC by ousting incumbent directors and replacing them with candidates of its Were real upbeat about said regarding the reaction of Posse supporters to the election Our people are not downhearted because we came so were kind of sur he We have achieved a great deal in terms of credibility with the PEC and our he said Our message to those people who didnt show up this time is to forget your soap opera and come on out next We do have a Collier predicted that the Posse would have a lot more supporters present at future posse organisers are considering drawing up a petition to be circulated strength and resources of Mer behind Seay And the local bank will have a larger amount of loan money available to due to the which will increase the legal lending Seay Guaranty will also keep its own name and separate said who seemed sure that the overall philosophy of the holding company will not Both Mercantiles and Southwests board of directors have already agreed to the which calls for the issuance of shares of Mer cantile Southwest common stock for each share of the shares of common stock of This merger gives Texas a new statewide financial services organization with extraordinary said Bishop of Mer Our combined par ticularly in the two major com mercialfinancial centers of the Dallas and is the key to this added Bishop who will become chairman and chief executive officer of Mercantile Cater will serve as president and chief operations The presidents of the two existing organizations before the merger will become vice chairmen of the new Mercantile Southwest will have corporate offices in both Dallas and Houston and the board of directors of the new company will equally in both According toa company press the combined entity will have a major commercial banking presenece in the most significant market areas in the state and will offer an unsurpassed range of con sumer financial services from credit cards and MPACT automated tellers to discount brokerage and Mercantile Texas is a holding company with assets of including pending 30 member and pending It isthe 27th largest banking organization in the and the fifth largest in Southwest is a bank holding com pany with total assets of 38 member and pending member banks and is the 38th banking organization in the Inside wifciliif foiQCpl calb for muggy with a chanceof The high today will be sljjpwgrl The high today will jie with tonijijhtjs tfw expected to near j uliie Challenger proved It could crippled spacecraft during an ex Tlje astronauts and NASA of pleaiM with the experiments pauper patriot today after 11 attendance of 2 million Splidarity supporters chanting with The visit was of a pagt 11 B pope a tyass wi Aft marched la said j V M J r n w Trustees approve plan to upgrade health coverage A committee of teachers and administrators recommended a better health insurance policy for Comal Independent School District They got their wish Tuesday night from some agreeable The Blue CrossBlue Shield which was approved by a committee vote of 103 prior to the board will mean a percent increase for health insurance benefits for CISD The committee considered a as well as the approved The current policy Blue CrossBlue Shield has with the district carries a security like this It puts the employee at a risk for instead of and I think thats a nice trustee Pavid Way For the dollar i think the deal is the best trustee Pavid Boatner The dollar difference is but the superb tendents recommendation was to go with the deductible Total costs for the three rates were for an update of the present per bid specifications for the and for the fSOO The figure is a increase over the districts 198283 or a percent The first year the district provided the employee health insurance plan was in total cost of The cost to the district has continued to escalate to the prior experience rating of the Willhelm experience of the group continues in the present trend down now around then it may be possible to obtain ad ditional bidders in the This our current carrier was the only response we got out of about 20 bid In other the board accepted a role in the Teen Connections Alternative School Advisory thanks to a little urging by Director Nancy Im mot asking for I have enough to open Ney What I from you is support and Ney proposed an advisory made up of a trustee from each of the countys two one person from each special education j and a juvenile probation represen Our goal is to increase the number of graduates from our high schools awl their success in she and I want both school districts to be To determine the need for Teen Ney used numbers mainly from the Juvenile probation We can anticipate 83 to 250 between the ages 12 and will use the depending on the By J if we get the Kids arent necessarily but just achievers as Ney said kast Ney said there were 75 dropouts in Comal we can salvage 70 percent from we would feel she gee Ftp ttA ;